At a retreat center called Our Cabaña, girls from all over the world became Cold War–era diplomats. American scouts had additional ideas.
In the 1970s, one of the most powerful tools of feminism came from speaking out loud the nature of oppression.
At a time when respectable women rarely spoke to the public, Anne Laura Clarke was a star lecturer.
Barriers of racism and sexism slowed them down, but academia wasn't their only venue.
At the start of World War I, young working-class women swooned for men in uniform, leading middle-class women to form patrols to police public morals.